CMPort to buy 50 per cent stake in Newcastle port

Hong Kong’s China Merchants Port Holdings (CMPort) has announced plans to expand its global footprint by acquiring a 50 per cent stake in Australia’s coal-mining port of Newcastle for AU$607.5 million (US$477.7 million).

Interferry main event heading back to Australia

Global trade association Interferry has chosen Hobart, Tasmania, as the venue for its 45th annual conference in October 2020 – the third time that the ferry industry’s showcase event will have been staged in Australia following Sydney in 1995 and Gold Coast in 2002.

  • Published in Ferries

Australia orders marine research drones

Australia's Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has announced a partnership with San Francisco-based ocean technology start-up, Saildrone, to improve measurement and monitoring in Australian waters and the Southern Ocean.

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